AAOS releases new position statement on use of emerging biologic therapies

December 21, 2017
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Directors have approved a new “Use of Emerging Biologic Therapies” position…

Meeting News

Impacted, morselized graft restores hip biomechanics in acetabular protrusio

December 15, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Templating, bone grafting and using a rim-fitting porous cup are effective for addressing primary or secondary acetabular…

Feature Article

Long-term Results of Intercalary Endoprosthetic Short Segment Fixation Following Extended Diaphysectomy

Orthopedics, November/December 2017, Volume 40 Issue 6
Intercalary endoprosthetic reconstruction following diaphyseal resection of osseous tumors offers functional advantages through preservation of…

Guest Editorial

Bone Loss and Fracture Risk Among Patients Who Have Had Bariatric Surgery

Orthopedics, November/December 2017, Volume 40 Issue 6
Obesity is on the rise in the United States. Given the various treatments available, there has been some promise that this epidemic can be stopped…

Feature Article

T786C Mutation in the Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene in Patients With Primary Osteonecrosis

Orthopedics, September/October 2017, Volume 40 Issue 5
Mutations in the T786C endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene (eNOS) are associated with osteonecrosis and Prinzmetal's angina. Nitric oxide is…

Isolated patella defects treated with ACI led to long-term functional improvement

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Patients with isolated patella defects who underwent autologous chondrocyte implantation experienced significant functional improvement that remained…

In the Journals

Benefits seen with femoral condylar osteochondral allografts treated with autogenous BMC

October 4, 2017
At 6 months postoperatively, investigators found superior radiographic bone integration and less sclerosis for femoral condyles that underwent…

From OT Europe

EFORT Annual Congress in Barcelona to focus on innovation, new technologies

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2017
In the past 4 years, each of our annual congresses featured a specific main theme that was reflected in our scientific program and was used to guide…

In the JournalsPerspective

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate, hyaluronan-based scaffold effective for cartilage lesions in older patients

August 21, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated bone marrow aspirate concentrate and a hyaluronan-based scaffold is viable and effective for the treatment of…

In the JournalsPerspective

Bone wax seen as effective for decreasing total blood loss after TKA

July 31, 2017
Results from this study indicated that the use of bone wax in total knee arthroplasty safely and effectively reduced total blood loss and maintained…

Meeting News

Speaker lauds progress in cartilage repair field, but calls for more cost data, better diagnosis

July 24, 2017
TORONTO — More than 2 decades after a handful of promising new cartilage treatments were first used clinically, the field of cartilage repair…

Meeting News

Majority of active patients returned to pretreatment function level after second-generation patellofemoral joint ACI

July 21, 2017
TORONTO — Investigators reported good success at about 2-years follow-up when they treated cartilage lesions sized 502 mm2 in the…

Graftgun by SurGenTec receives key patent

July 9, 2017
SurGenTec recently announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a new patent for its bone graft delivery technology.

Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

BONESUPPORT announces IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 18, 2017
BONESUPPORT announced its board of directors has applied for shares of the company to be admitted into trading on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main…


What is the best current delivery method to ensure mesenchymal stem cells get to the intended target in the shoulder?

Orthopedics Today, June 2017
The best delivery method into the shoulder for mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), PRP or other substances is based on the injection technique. The…

Cover Story

Controversy, cost may not dim potential of stem cells in the shoulder

Orthopedics Today, June 2017
It is widely known and reported in the literature that shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff tears, tend to heal slowly and the management of…

Bioventus announces expansion of surgical orthobiologics portfolio offering with Premier

June 10, 2017
Bioventus announced its full surgical orthobiologics portfolio is available through Premier Inc., effective June 1, according to a company press…

Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Researchers from Medical University of Graz receive EFORT/Medtronic Award

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — A team of researchers led by Sriveena Srinivasaiah, MSc, of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz…

Movers and Shakers

Lieberman receives NIH grant for research on gene therapy for repair of bone injuries

May 26, 2017
Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chair and professor of orthopedic surgery at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California received a…

In the Journals

Greater number of mesenchymal stem cells released with fibrous synovium in culture model

May 15, 2017
Investigators of this study found fibrous synovium compared with adipose synovium release a greater number of mesenchymal stem cells in a suspended…